Posts Tagged ‘electric vehicles’

TXU Names First North Texas Energy Leadership Awards Winners

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

TXU Energy announced the five North Texas companies winning the inaugural TXU Energy Leadership Award Program honors. The five winners exhibited “impressive, measurable results” across the award program’s five energy-related categories said Gabe Castro, vice president of business markets for …

Summit: Experts Talk Balancing Realities With ‘Gee-Whiz Tech’ for Smarter Cities

Posted by Dave Moore

Sensors that detect customers, buildings that self-regulate and cars that drive themselves are here.

Flying car-sharing, the common use of electric vehicles and nearly speed-of-sound travel aren’t far behind.

With any new gadgets come downsides.

Who’s to blame if an …

Electric Kandi: Garland’s SC Autosports Unveils Two EV Prototypes

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Garland-based ATV/UTV distributor SC Autosports, just renamed from Sportsman Country, has rolled out two electric vehicle prototypes for the U.S. market — an SUV that seats five and a two-seat subcompact car.

The vehicles include the EX3, an all-electric SUV, …

UPS Will Add 2 CNG Stations, Test Electric Vehicles in DFW

Posted by Lance Murray

United Parcel Service, which has one of its largest hubs in Dallas-Fort Worth, has announced two major deals that will increase the package delivery company’s presence in alternative fuels and electric vehicles.

First, UPS said Tuesday that it will spend …

Good Faith Energy Founder on GreenBiz’s List of Emerging Leaders in Sustainable Business

Posted by Lance Murray

Good Faith Energy founder and President Mohammed Abdalla has been named to GreenBiz Group’s 2018 list of “30 Under 30,” an international group of emerging leaders who are helping shape the next generation of sustainable business.

“Four years ago, Good …

Dallas to Test Smart, Pedestrian-Friendly Streets Within a Year

Posted by Dave Moore

smart citiesOne day, Dallas streets will be lit with diodes and loaded with sensors that detect pedestrians and cyclists, allow buses to bypass stoplights, and might even be able to charge electric vehicles as they whisk by.

That day might …

North Texas, Start Your (Electric) Engines

Posted by Dave Moore

Political and policy leaders are hoping that some of Texas’ $209 million Volkswagen so-called “Dieselgate” settlement can be used to help move drivers away from internal combustion, and toward electric-powered vehicles.

“We have an opportunity to make a …

Fort Worth Startup To Introduce Home Charger for EVs

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Revitalize Charging Solutions has already disrupted public charging for electric vehicles and now the Fort Worth startup wants to innovate the home charger unit, too.

Edward Morgan, founder and CEO of Revitalize Charging Solutions, equipped his public chargers with …

With National Drive Electric Week in Full Swing, an EV Owner Shares Tips From the Road

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

The National Drive Electric Week kickoff in Grapevine was a first for me in all my years of reporting.

For once, I was covering an event and participating at the same time. More than 180 electric and hybrid vehicles registered …

Drive Electric Week Puts a Charge in EV Awareness

Posted by Susan McFarland

Helping the environment and ditching the gasoline bill are the main reasons people buy their first electric vehicle (EV).

No belts to change, no spark plugs, no oil changes or transmission fluid replacement, no timing belt to replace, and half …